Winners 2021

Grand Prize Winner

Nisha Alberti (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Source material: A gynaecologist strokes his long red beard. C. Josef, c. 1930 |
Wellcome Collection via Europeana


3 Runners-up

Arunesh Varade (Pune, India)
Source material: Lithographs of Odilon Redon: 1234 | Art Institute Chicago

Bernadetta Pastuszka (Cracow, Poland)
Source material: Abstract Idea, René Magritte | Japan Search

Anne-Marie Boisvert (Montréal, Québec, Canada)
Source material: Our little Quebec cousin | Digital Public Library of America


First-time GIF-makers Category Winner

Ryota Sasaki (Japan)
Source materialNew Forms of the Thirty-Six Phantoms Minamoto
no Yorimitsu Tsuchigumo, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi | Japan Search


3 Children and Teenagers Category Winners

Simona Simanovica (Liepaja, Latvia), age 17
Source material: The Mansion of the Plates, Katsushika Hokusai |
Art Institute Chicago

Gihak (Ethan) Kim (Istanbul, Turkey), age 16
Source material: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi |
National Library of Romania via Europeana

Zelma Eltermane (Liepaja, Latvia), age 17
Source material: Young Woman at an Open Half-Door,
Workshop of Rembrandt van Rijn| Art Institute Chicago


People’s Choice Award Winner

Irene Maseda (Madrid, Spain)
Source material: Pámpano de Acapulco (chetodón) |
Virtual Library of the Ministry of Defense via Europeana


Sport Category Winner

Mareks Ziemelis (Liepāja, Latvia)
Source material: Turnerinnen am Reck |
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Hamburg via Europeana.


Special Mention

A special mention goes to another gif by Nisha Alberti which received very high votes from judges:

Nisha Alberti (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Source material: Journal des Dames et des Modes (…),
Gaudray d’Anjou | Rijksmuseum via Europeana

And last but not least, we would like to highlight two creations from our youngest participants this year:

Aglaé Milcent-Trebuchet (France), age 10
Source material: Tile with a kolf [old Dutch sport, cousin of golf] player |
Museum Rotterdam via Europeana

Eugénie Milcent-Trebuchet (France), age 12
Source material: Grande Vista de Lisboa, Gabriel del Barco |
musée national de l’azulejo via Europeana


Congratulations to the winners – you will be contacted about the prizes via email. And huge thanks to all the participants! Hope to see you again next year.